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Alina Kogan
Venture Lab

Alina Kogan is an investment officer, leading Venture Lab’s work in Latin America. Alina began her career as a social entrepreneur, founding a school in Afghanistan and leading grassroots development projects in Mexico and Brazil. As a strategy consultant at Dalberg, she helped the IFC launch SME Ventures funds in frontier markets and advised the IDB on facilitating investments in renewable energy in Central America. Her recent experience includes managing finance for a clean tech start-up in emerging markets, venture investing at Pershing Square Foundation and Fanisi VC Fund in East Africa, and Latin American investment banking at Citigroup. Alina is fluent in Spanish,Portuguese and Russian.

 

Alina holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy and international affairs from Princeton University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

 

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